Banyan Date: ca. 1760 Culture: Chinese Medium: silk, linen Dimensions: Length at CB: 54 in. cm) Credit Line: Alfred Z.Solomon-Janet A. Sloane Endowment Fund and Isabel Shults Fund, 2008 Accession Number:
The Chesterfield coat was a popular outer garment worn by men and given its name after the Sixth Earl of Chesterfield. The coat was knee-length, often double-breasted, and commonly included a velvet collar.